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Historical Events Happened In August - 11

Friday, 31 October 2014

1748  Joseph Schuster, composer on August - 11.  

1757  On this day in history jose Pradas Gallen, composer, dies at 67  

1772  On this day in history explosive eruption blows 4,000' off Papandayan Java, kills 3,000  

1772  The birth of Jean Victor Moreau, French general on August - 11.  

1772  On this day in history rowland Hill, 1st Viscount/general  

1778  On August - 11 friedrich Ludwig Jahn, founder of turnverein (gymnastics) movement  

1780  Barbados hurricane begins on this day in history.  

1786  Captain Francis Light establishes the British colony of Penang in Malaysia on August - 11.  

1794  On August - 11 jakob Friedrich Kleinknecht, composer, dies at 72  

1799  Joachim de Barrande, French paleontologist/geologist on this day in history.  

1804  On this day in history francis II assumes the title of first Emperor of Austria  

1805  On this day in history pieter J Elout van Soeterwoude, Dutch judge/member of parliament  

1807  On August - 11 david R Atchison, pres of USA on March 3rd 1849  

1811  Judah P Benjamin, US lawyer/minister of Confederacy navy [or Aug 6] on August - 11.  

1820  On August - 11 janos Lavotta, composer, dies at 56  

1823  On August - 11 charlotte Mary Yonge, England, writer (Heir of Redclyffe)  

1824  New South Wales is constituted a Crown colony on this day in history.  

1828  Edward Saloman, Gov (Union), died in 1909 on this day in history.  

1832  On this day in history thomas Ogden Osbord, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)  

1833  Robert Green Ingersoll, NY, author/politician/agnostic (Att Gen-R-Ill) on August - 11.  

1835  George B Airy begins 46-year reign as England's Astronomer Royal on August - 11.  

1836  On this day in history cato M Guldberg, Norwegian mathematician  

1837  On this day in history marie Francois Carnot, engineer/French pres (1887-94); assassinated  

1844  Jernej Kopitar, filmologist/censor (Slavic Grammatica), dies at 63 on this day in history.  

1852  On this day in history nicolaas Plomp, Dutch architect (Strugle), dies at 70  

1858  On August - 11 first ascent of the Eiger.  

1858  Christian Eijkman, Neth, bacteriologist (avitaminos, Nobel 1929) on this day in history.  

1860  On this day in history nation's first successful silver mill (Virginia City, Nev)  

1860  On August - 11 nation's 1st successful silver mill (Virginia City, Nev)  

1860  Alfred Coville, French historian (Lesson etats de Normandie) on August - 11.  

1860  James Wilson, politician on August - 11.  

1862  Carrie Jacobs Bond, Janesville Wisc, songwriter (I Love You Truly) on August - 11.  

1863  On August - 11 french protectorate over Cambodia is established.  

1863  On this day in history cambodia becomes French protectorate  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 11

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1467  On this day in history birth of mary of York, English princess (d. 1482)  

1600  On August - 11 birth of paul Hallman, composer  

1613  On this day in history birth of cristoph Kaldenbach, composer  

1635  On this day in history birth of thomas Betterton, London, actor/dramatist (Coriolanus)  

1667  Anna Maria Luisa de' Medici, last of the Medicis (d. 1743) was born on this day in history.  

1673  On August - 11 birth of richard Mead, London, physician  

1718  On August - 11 birth of sir Frederick Haldimand, Swiss-born British colonial governor (d. 1791)  

1720  On August - 11 birth of martin Gerbert, composer  

Famous Deaths In August - 11

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0353  On this day in history death of magnentius, Roman usurper (b. 303)  

0449  Death of Flavian, Patriarch of Constantinople on August - 11.  

0480  Death of Leonidas, King of Sparta (b. circa 540 BC) on August - 11.  

0897  Death of Wilfred the Hairy, Count of Barcelona on this day in history.  

1171  Louis I, Earl of Wage/Rieneck, dies on this day in history.  

1180  On August - 11 guillaume de/Willem van Sens, Fren master builder (Canterbury), dies  

1183  Christian I, archbishop of Mainz, dies on August - 11.  

1204  On August - 11 death of king Guttorm of Norway (b. 1199)